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PowerShell code to add/remove, install/uninstall and enable/deactivate feature at Web, Site Collection, Web Application and Farm scope

Please can you give me the best practice PowerShell code to:- A. Add, install and enable feature at -Web -Site Collection -Web Application -Farm scope B. Deactivate, Uninstall and Remove ...
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What user data or customizations will I lose if I deactivate and reactivate a site collection feature

I am having problems with my embedded SSRS reports (print button missing) and it claims that my Report Viewer web part is not configured correctly, or something along those lines. I was thinking of ...
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Easiest way to add a list instance with column in Feature

What is the easiest way to add a list instance (to the existing Custom/generic list) with one new column declaratively? Is there a way to do this without specifying anything extra (like specifying any ...
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How to remove safe a feature in SharePoint 2013?

I have a visual studio 2012 solution with some features. This is deployed on the production environment. Now I have removed one of the features from the VS solution. I created a new wsp file and ...
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Activate Content Organizer feature from code

how to activate content organizer feature from c# code or by powershell script. I want to activate this feature on my subsite from my code ?
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Sharepoint 2010 - feature not appearing in UI

Does anyone here know what could cause a new feature to not show up in the SharePoint UI? The solution it is part of has been correctly deployed to the GAC and shows up in the central administration ...
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External “Asset Library”

Any idea if SharePoint has an extensibility point to add an external DAM store as a normal Asset source for images or other media files?
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Can't find WebApplication scoped feature

I've deployed a wsp that has 2 features. The one scoped at a web level is listed where I'd expect to see it and activates without a problem. The feature scoped at a web application can't be found ...
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Is it possible to the change filenames of feature.xml and elements.xml on a sharepoint server?

Is it possible to the change filenames of feature.xml and elements.xml on a sharepoint server if so how?
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Look & Feel - Pagelayouts and Site Templates

I recently ran into a rather unfortunate assignment. It regards the selection of pagelayouts and sitetemplates which subsites should be able to use. As I'm supposed to change this for 20+ site ...
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How do I move lists from a site into a feature?

I created some custom lists (with content) on a site I'm using for prototyping. I want to make a feature (via Visual Studio) that automatically adds these lists (plus content) to any site the feature ...
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Activate Feature in Powershell and specify custom properties

I want to activate a feature with custom properties. It is easy to do in onet.xml by providing Properties: <Feature ID=“78277796-98D9-4276-B7D2-E3374AAC43D8“> <Properties> ...
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Publishing feature in Sharepoint 2010: Groups

Someone told me a while ago that it isn't recommended to delete the groups that are created when activating the publishing feature on sitecollection-level. Anyone who has an idea why? I'd like to keep ...
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Updating a feature images not updated

The systems team updated a feature for me. The feature added a new favicon and a new image. The new files added in my feature where not deployed to the style library. Existing files were updated. I ...
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Extending features functionnalities?

Features in SP allow us to perform a limited set of operations. Fortunately, Microsoft created the feature receiver class to allow us to perform additional operations. However, in a more ...
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Unable to delete group without being site collection administrator

I have a Sharepoint Group (SPGroup1) whose owner is User1. User1 has full control over the root web site (and all its sub-sites), however it is not a site collection administrator. When I log in as ...
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Features listed in ManageFeatures.aspx that should not be there

I go to ManageFeatures.aspx and I see bunch of features that don't belong there and they are not in the 14 hive's feature folders. I go to the backend database and look in alldocs, features, and ...
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Locate a FEATURE on SharePoint root

If I want to know elements of a particular FEATURE (any scope) before I hit the Activate button, I need to locate the FEATURE on SharePoint root. I want to know what's the best way to locate the ...
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sharepoint 2010 - get name of custom site template

How to get the complete name of the feature [see last 2 name , basically they are custom created templates] Can i change the name which is basically the feature id with the custom name ?
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Add custom properties to 'Edit Mode' in publishing site - Create as wsp

I have 2 custom fields that are associated to the publishing features Page content type. While looking at the page, in the ribbon, I can click on Edit Properties to view all of the properties of my ...
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How to order a group of web parts added dynamically?

Preface: I did not come up with this implementation, just dealing with it. I have a web part zone that gets 3 content editor web parts loaded into it dynamically through the feature receiver. The ...
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How to troubleshoot a feature designed to replace the SmallSearchInputBox?

I have been trying to create a feature which replaces the SmallSearchInputBox delegate in SharePoint 2010. I have a new control which I placed in ~/controltemplates and created an element and feature ...
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Disable 'Enable SharePoint Designer' through feature?

Is it possible to disable the SharePoint Designer Settings - 'Enable SharePoint Designer' within a feature activation event? thx
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Inject javascript into a page from a feature

I want to add a verb (link in the top left menu of a web part) to all the web parts in Sharepoint 2010. Is there a way to inject javascript into a all the pages from a custom feature?
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Declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency?

is there a way to declaratively pass parameters to a feature using activationdependency? I have a feature defined in ONET.XML that i want to move to a feature stapler, but since it has a property ...
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2 exact the same features in different packages

I have a question, basically in a solution i have 2 packages which should be independent, but also should work properly together. So I have a feature which basically is required in both packages. I ...
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What are the considerations with removing groups and permission levels added by SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I'm trying to decide how to handle requirements I have for removing security groups and permission levels that are added by activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (SSPI) feature ...
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Web Application scoped features not visible in Central Admin after installing solution with WebApplication scoped resources

In an effort to use WebConfigModifications less, I am trying to move some binding redirects and safe control entries into the solution manifest. The DeploymentTarget of the assembies is ...
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Feature Folder Path Name Doubled

Why when I create a new feature in VS2010 and deploy it, I see the Features folder has my solution but the name is "Doubled Up". Is this expected behavior? See my sample below: C:\Program ...
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Web Part Feature

I'm working on a (non-visual) Web Part and wish to read from an xml file placed in the "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80\wpresources" folder: Code-Behind: string sUri = ...
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Staple onto MyContent

I made my farm level stapler and my site level staple features, for SPSPER#0 it fires on MySite creation, so I presumed SPSMSITEHOST#0 would be MyContent, but nothing gets fires at all. I set the ...
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How to include an anchor tag in a Feature description

Is there a way to include an anchor tag in the description of a feature; my reason for this is to take the user to a page that has the configuration instructions for the feature. Currently what is ...
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Publishing field type names for feature

I'm creating a SharePoint 2010 feature in VS 2010 to add some custom site columns to a site collection via an elements.xml file. I can't seem to find the Type attribute values for the publishing ...
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Including a WorkFlow in a WSP

I am creating a feature that I want to install a couple of workflows when activated and bind them to a list. Is there a way you can use SPD and then export your workflow to include them in your visaul ...
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Column 'Document Id' not added to Library even after activating 'Document ID Service'

To enable document id feature in SP10, I followed the steps mentioned in the following posts: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ecm/archive/2011/10/12/document-id-in-sharepoint-server-2010.aspx ...
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removing a sharepoint solution duplicates entry in web.config?

My intentions is to be able to add and remove web.config changes when a solution is installed or uninstalled. The code below and the powershell below works ALMOST as expected. When I add sp ...
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Customizing a feature: Site Options? Config List? Something else?

I'm developing a feature that renders a link on the user's screen, and I need that link's destination URL to be configurable by site collection administrators (SCAs) who are not developers. Where ...
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Event receiver not working properly?

I created an Event Receiver for a feature, my problem is when I deploy the solution, the feature is deployed as active but never goes through my FeatureActivated() inside my Event Receiver. It also ...
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How can I provision a page using a page layout from another feature?

I have a generic feature, feature #1, that will be deployed to multiple site collections and will include some standard page layouts include one called OneColumn.aspx. I have another feature, feature ...
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Error Deploying Solution - returns The feature path 'myfeaturename' must be of the form 'directory/feature.xml'

Let me start out by saying I'm sure WSP builder or STSdev is the way to go, but I can't use those where I work, so I'm having to do this all manually. So here's where I am. I have created a simple ...
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Sharepoint 2010 and 'My Sites Blog'

I'm working with a customer to try to help them create a new site with a template they have created. I am able to reproduce the error locally, which is: The site template requires that the Feature ...
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Issue with the survey list settings?

Have created a feature(list provisioning) to update the "showuser" property of the survey list and stappled on the webapplication, it works perfectly fine and sets the list property when the survey ...
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List Features that are part of a Solution Package

As part of a migration from SharePoint 2007 to 2010, I am cleaning up old features that are no longer used and/or would have compatibility issues with the upgrade - mainly the old FAB40 templates. To ...
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How to define a computed column

I'm creating a custom content type in I need two fields Submitter and Date Uploaded which would have the same values are CreatedBy and Created How do I define it? I have the following definition ...
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Powershell Deployment - Enable-SPFeature Error

I get the following problem activating a feature in powershell: Enable-SPFeature : The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference. (Exception from HRESULT: ...
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Reading the Feature.xml or Elements.xml file that has been installed to sharepoint

Reading the Feature.xml or Elements.xml file that has been installed to sharepoint What I want is to be able to see what has been installed to sharePoint, not what is on the hard drive in the ...
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Stapled Web-scoped feature depending on Site-scoped feature: possible?

I have three features in a solution: A Web-scoped feature (A): has a FeatureActivated call to set up a site A Site-scoped feature (B): contains web parts A uses A stapling feature (C): staples A to ...
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Delegate control appending to page while feature is deactivated

I have a delegate control that is appending to the AdditionalPageHead. This delegate control is appending a custom class of mine that inherits from Control. It runs some logic, and when appropriate, ...
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How to create Menu Webpart in WSPBuilder

I am using WSPBuilder. I want to create the package that includes the MenuItemList and MenuWebpart. Requirement is create the feature for MenuItemList which holds the menu items. Webpart should fetch ...
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How should I programmatically customize the “My Profile” page (person.aspx)?

I am trying to customize the "my profile" page (person.aspx, "my site host" site collection) in SharePoint 2010. For example, I would like to: Add/delete some webparts Delete links from top ...